Nov 22, 2012 4:00am PST
in dallas 77 degrees. early clouds in l.a. 74 degrees. let's check your national forecast. the great plains and upper mississippi valley will see winds gusting in excess of 60 miles per hour. snow from north dakota to minnesota in the south expect rough surf and rip currents off north carolina and thunderstorms in texas. the northwest sees another day of widespread rain and snow in mountain elevations. northeast and southwest remains mild and dry. in sports the dallas mavericks cool off the knicks. new york visiting dallas. dallas leads the way. dallas sends new york to its second loss of the season. 114-111. oklahoma city thunder star kevin durant planted one on a young lady court side after she gets hit. misses a wide-open dunk opportunity. focus, man. he gets his mojo back. this one goes to overtime. extra frame. durant takes a big three. o.c. wins 117-111. tlak of the college of the basketball world is jack taylor. on tuesday night he shattered the ncaa single game scoring 1-3-8 points.ching 138 points.- our affiliate went one on one with our star. >> getting tired of shooting hoops? >>
Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
million for the charity. the campaign kicks off during the halftime show during the match-up of the dallas cowboys and the washington redskins with a little bit of help from country music star kenny chesney. earlier i spoke with kenny, jerry jones and the head of the salvation army, commissioner william roberts. well, good morning all you guys. it is so good to see you. and, of course, all the fans are coming out to see you, kenny, so give us a preview of what to see at halftime. what surprises do you have in store? >> i don't know how many surprises we'll have. we are going to play music. i'm excited about the first halftime show, this is the first i've done in my life. it is for the best cause i could ever do it for. being a part of the dallas cowboys and the salvation army and the red kettle campaign is an unbelievably great tradition in our country. and for them to ask me to be a part of it is a big thrill. and the idea of us kicking off the holiday season and being able to help a lot of people through music is something i have been looking really forward to and honored to do. >> that'
Nov 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
, looking dry. you've got a little bit of rain from parts of michigan down into texas. dallas on the southern end of that. and drying out, again, for the west, so, from san francisco to seattle, some better pictures by tomorrow. >> all right. ginger zee on a very festive columbus avenue right here in new york tonight. ginger, thank you. >>> to other news this evening and to that political bombshell. a well-known congressman resigning today. jesse jackson, jr. after months of federal investigations, medical treatments and then a win on election day, today, an unexpected turn. here's abc's sharyn alfonsi tonight. >> reporter: once a political rising star, jesse jackson, jr. today called it quits, sending in a letter of resignation to house speaker john boehner. he wrote, "over the past several months as my health has deteriorated, my ability to serve the constituents of my district has continued to diminish." the drama around jackson began this summer when the congressman disappeared for weeks. the public, even members of his staff, didn't know where he was. finally, in late jul